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Forum: General Chit Chat 07-18-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Hanglow
I've saved lots, it helps that tax is so much...

I've saved lots, it helps that tax is so much higher on beer here in the UK than it is in the US of course

Bottle of SNPA, probably the cheapest decent US beer we get for example is very well...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-10-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 9,189
Posted By Hanglow
Yeah summer lightning is considered to be the...

Yeah summer lightning is considered to be the granddaddy of the current mass of golden ales we have in the uk, I think it dates from the mid to late 1980s.

It's quite reserved for golden ales now,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-01-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 9,189
Posted By Hanglow
It's best in darker beers imo, I tried a single...

It's best in darker beers imo, I tried a single hop BX golden ale before and was not impressed :o

But it certainly adds something extra when used with other hops in porters/stouts/black ales etc
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-14-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 9,189
Posted By Hanglow
Highland Dark Munro is my favourite mild at the...

Highland Dark Munro is my favourite mild at the moment. A great beer

I posted this on one of the other low abv/session ale threads a while ago, it's a list of grainbills from various milds. Shows...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-01-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By Hanglow
You can get bag in a box here, that's probably...

You can get bag in a box here, that's probably closest to what you want
http://www.baginboxonline.co.uk/products.html

pros - managable sizes - 5l, 10l,20l etc
beer should last a couple of...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-30-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 9,189
Posted By Hanglow
I'd use a medium or dark crystal for the old tom....

I'd use a medium or dark crystal for the old tom. it's been ages since i've had it so i don't know for sure

You need a yeast that will get 80% attenuation so it finishes about 1.015, that will...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-30-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 9,189
Posted By Hanglow
I've had that with 002 as well I think...

I've had that with 002 as well

I think because they flocculate so well, you should gently rouse the yeast after a couple of days and hold off on cooling it down.

The proper Ringwood yeast is...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-30-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 9,189
Posted By Hanglow
low hopping and low abv beers need drunk quick...

low hopping and low abv beers need drunk quick imo, same as bitters really - most cask beers should be drunk within six weeks of being brewed and those beers also lose out a lot when bottled - most...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-27-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 9,189
Posted By Hanglow
For typical hoppy british golden ales: OG...

For typical hoppy british golden ales:


OG 1.038 - 1.046
FG 1.009 -1.012
3.8% - 4.8% abv
IBUs - 35-45
Water treatment suitable for hop forward ales
clean yeast to get the attenuation you...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-24-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By Hanglow
Innis & gunn are just a contract brewer, they...

Innis & gunn are just a contract brewer, they brew at the massive Wellpark brewery in Glasgow. I think they might do tours, but it's just a megabrewery. On the same site will be the Drygate brewery...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-15-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 70,208
Posted By Hanglow
I racked a frankenbrew to secondary today, no...

I racked a frankenbrew to secondary today, no idea how it'll turn out. Got 10l in total

I used a couple of litres of porter wort that I had frozen, sugar, maltose syrup, lots of ginger and a...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-02-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,685
Posted By Hanglow
Will it be sold in the uk? shipping is only...

Will it be sold in the uk?

shipping is only a fiver so no worries if not, just it might take an age to get here
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,692
Posted By Hanglow
Interesting , I would normally think that would...

Interesting , I would normally think that would need a bit longer to reach its peak, but I've never brewed an american stout before and probably only tasted a couple

I brew a bunch of porters and...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-11-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,692
Posted By Hanglow
lower abv german wheat beers and bitters are the...

lower abv german wheat beers and bitters are the two that spring to mind for me.

As long as you have good temperature control
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-16-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By Hanglow
Challenger is nice as a singe hop. Northdown...

Challenger is nice as a singe hop.

Northdown is another that's pretty good
Forum: Cider Forum 11-01-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By Hanglow
Notty is fast, it'll do a bitter and drop in as...

Notty is fast, it'll do a bitter and drop in as little as three days, so I assume something like a cider it will do pretty quick too despite being stronger it's simpler
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-27-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 70,208
Posted By Hanglow
I have tried a number of times to get a good...

I have tried a number of times to get a good alcoholic ginger beer and my most recent batch was the best. The previous ones were far too dry and I didn't want to use malt as a base as I thought that...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-08-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 23,930
Posted By Hanglow
Brewlabs in the UK do slants of many UK yeasts if...

Brewlabs in the UK do slants of many UK yeasts if you want them, they have a regular selection of the usual suspects then you can send an email to them asking for a strain "similar to xxxxx brewery"...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-04-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By Hanglow
He has said that he only used something like 20%...

He has said that he only used something like 20% utilisation, when it should be higher, so adjust accordingly for your bittering hops at least
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-04-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 23,930
Posted By Hanglow
That book (GWBYOBAH) was written during the 80s...

That book (GWBYOBAH) was written during the 80s wasn't it? I know it's been reprinted a few times but I think it was of it's time, so to speak - for example in the version I have he writes about how...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-26-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By Hanglow
On JBK there is an excellent thread with modern ...

On JBK there is an excellent thread with modern mild grainbills, worth looking at to see the variety used.

http://www.jimsbeerkit.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=56335&hilit=+dark+mild+grainbill
Forum: General Beer Discussion 09-23-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,567
Posted By Hanglow
Not possible, what would I drink in the pub? And...

Not possible, what would I drink in the pub? And I'd miss out on cask, I don't drink enough at home to be able to justify having a cask setup.

I've certainly cut down a lot on buying beer from the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-20-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2,293
Views: 75,854
Posted By Hanglow
21l of a dark bitter - lots of brewers syrup was...

21l of a dark bitter - lots of brewers syrup was used.
Forum: Cooking & Pairing 08-20-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,391
Posted By Hanglow
Love it, all kinds. Try chicken liver tikka...

Love it, all kinds.

Try chicken liver tikka or in a masala, the stronger flavour of the liver works great with indian sauces.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-16-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,656
Posted By Hanglow
I guess that's who Brewdog took notes from for...

I guess that's who Brewdog took notes from for their marketing - written like a spoiled 13 year old.
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